Amritsar farmers face trouble amid lockdown

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Amritsar farmers face trouble amid lockdown

Apr 04, 2020 14:58 IST

There are growing concerns amongst farmers in Amritsar as the nationwide lockdown continues to affect their harvest season. There is a lack of labour supply and most of the machinery used in the fields is stuck at the borders due to movement restrictions. Even if farmers manage to bring in the harvest, they will face the challenge of the taking produce to market, with few trucks available and a lack of labour to carry the large volumes.

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